HOUSTON, Tex. — Global hospitality company Benchmark will operate the first Margaritaville Resort in Texas.
MIAMI-Fla. — The South Florida market is adding another feather to its tourism and conventions cap. Netherlands-based citizenM has broken ground at the Miami Worldcenter, a $4-billion mixed-use development creating a ‘city within a city’
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis convention and meetings facility has been renamed the Renasant Convention Center. The City of Memphis and Renasant Bank said the naming rights partnership runs for 10 years, with the bank having the option to extend the naming rights via an additional two, five-year term options.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Convention Center Authority has voted unanimously to enter into a MOU (PILOT Agreement) with Metro.
“Nashville’s unprecedented growth in convention bookings has allowed the MCC to enter into this agreement with the city,” said Charles Starks, president/CEO of Music City Center.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — ERG Enterprises, a New Orleans-based investment company, has announced its partnership in acquiring the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, the largest hotel acquisition in Louisiana history.
Established in 1976, the 32-story Hyatt Regency is the third-largest hotel in New Orleans. Its proximity to the Superdome and Smoothie King Center makes it an attractive destination for events and entertainment.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) has begun work on an underground “people mover” for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
The Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the largest convention sites in the world with exhibit space spread across its 200-acre campus.
Charlotte, N.C. — A new travel software company called Stayker may help reduce risk for event planners by sidestepping some of the back-and-forth required when they are booking and negotiating rooms.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Creating unique visual energy at exhibits and events is crucial these days. LED video panels with active media can enrich a participant’s experience and help make life a little easier for planners.